Posted by Domenic Sicari on Jul 09, 2018

Away Meeting at Via Lago - President Michelle Conducts Her First Meeting

New Member Cleve Coats Inducted

On a beautiful, sunny summer day,18 Rotarians and 1 visiting Rotarian met at Via Lago with Pres. Michelle G.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by PP Lori M, 1st verse of America was led by PSA Charlie V, Bob C made the invocation. The food was fantastic and was a la carte.
Our new President Michelle G. called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone attending.
Fines and Happy Dollars
  • PP Dan B. gave Happy Dollars for two happy occasions. The first was the wedding of his daughter Haley and new son-in-law David. The second was the good news that his son Andrew and daughter-in-law Marybeth are expecting their first child.
  • Bob C. gave Happy Dollars for his daughter’s graduation from UNH.
  • PP Murry A.  gave Happy Dollars for his trip to Israel.
  • P Michelle G.  gave Happy Dollars for her vacation.
  • PSA Charlie V. gave Happy Dollars for his vacation.
  • PP Jim S. gave Happy Dollars for our new Rotary member Cleveland (Cleve) Coats.
P Michelle G. Inducted our newest member, Cleveland Coats along with his sponsor PP Dan B.
Here a brief of Cleve's work experience and professional history:
Current: Instructor- Presenter/ Executive Protection Programs - Greater Boston Area


Executive Protection - Counter Terrorism - SWAT Team - Active Shooter - Threat & Risk Assessment

Executive Protection Programs

Feb 2000 – Present 18 yrs 6 mos

Governors Protection Detail, FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, Tactical Operations Special Response SWAT Team Instructor, State Police K-9 Master Trainer, Incident / Search Management Unified Command Post Manager, Firearms Range Officer 

Executive Protection, Counter Terrorism,
Enhanced Threat Risk Management, Vulnerability Assessments, Active Shooter, Infrastructure Protection, SWAT/ K-9 Operations, Aviation Security 

US Secret Service, US Military Special Forces. Israeli Special Forces, US Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Massachusetts State Police, Texas A&M University, Northeastern University, American Society of Industrial Security 

FBI National Academy Certified Instructor


Massachusetts State Police

1983 – 2015 - 32 yrs

Cleve's Classification is Public Safety. Welcome to the club Cleve!
  • P Michelle G. announced that the Monday evening socials will be suspended and our regular 12:15 PM meeting will resume every Monday until further notice.
  • Tentative dates for the Senior BBQs are September 25th, 26th and 27th.
P Michelle G. presented a commemorative Gavel Plaque to PP Lori M for all her great work as president.
PP Lori M. presented a Paul Harris medal to PP Domenic S. (Thank you to the club for this honor!!)
President Michelle G. rang the bell to end the meeting and begin her new Rotary Year. 
Respectfully submitted,
PP Domenic Sicari